Chairperson (Associate Professor or Professor), Department of Counseling
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
January 2, 2018
Greensboro, North Carolina
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
The Chairperson of the Department of Counseling is a 12-month position that reports to the dean of the College of Education and serves as the chief administrative and academic leader of the department. The Chairperson will be expected to provide visionary leadership of innovative programs with a strong practitioner-researcher emphasis. In addition to the general oversight of the department, he or she will be responsible for strategic planning; budget development, management and allocation; recruitment and retention of faculty and students; faculty, staff, and student development; management and improvement of curricula; evaluating faculty performance for the allocation of awards; fundraising; interacting with other department and university leaders to represent the goals of the department. The chairperson must implement strategies to increase recruitment, retention, and graduation rates of students in all degree programs.
Studies in the Department of Counseling are grounded in philosophical, theoretical, methodological, and practical foundations that describe counseling practice and leadership. The department is committed to serving our surrounding communities and North Carolina in training future counselors, educators, and administrators with an emphasis on multiculturalism, assessment, and social justice through the lifespan. The department offers three master’s programs: a) Master of Science degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, b) Master of Science degree in School Counseling; and c) Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling. The department also offers one doctoral degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and Rehabilitation Counselor Education, and it offers several post-master’s certificate programs.
The successful candidate must possess: a) experience that will support appointment at the associate professor or professor level, b) a minimum of three years of experience in an administrative or management position at the four-year institution of higher education level, c) a minimum of three years teaching at the collegiate level at an institution that emphasized teaching, scholarly productivity, and engagement within the counseling discipline, d) proven knowledge of and skill with CACREP accreditation standards, e) experience managing multiyear budgets, and f) a record of publication and sponsored research experience at the university level. Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with diverse students, faculty, staff, and external constituencies is required.
Preference is given to the candidate with experience managing educational programs at the university level in a dynamic environment. Primary experience securing and maintaining CACREP accreditation is preferred.
About North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an 1890 land-grant doctoral research university dedicated to learning, discovery, and community engagement. The University provides a wide range of educational opportunities from bachelors to doctoral degrees in both traditional and online environments. With an emphasis on preeminence in STE M and a commitment to excellence in all its e...ducational, research, and outreach programs, North Carolina A&T fosters a climate of economic competitiveness that prepares students for the global society.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an academic community focused on students—providing them with interdisciplinary learning opportunities, teaching them with faculty renowned for excellence, connecting them to cutting edge discoveries in research, and encouraging them to serve their communities.
We were founded in 1891 as a land-grant institution, and we’ve built a strong civil rights legacy along the way. The Greensboro Four—who staged the first ever sit-in at a Woolworth lunch counter in 1960—were NC A&T students.
We strive for excellence and innovation in our curriculum, promote partnerships with public and private entities, and foster a learning environment that focuses less on transmitting information and more on the ability to organize, assess, apply, and create knowledge.
Our campus sits on 200 beautiful acres in Greensboro, NC, and includes a 600-acre university farm. Our enrollment is more than 11,000 students and our workforce includes more than 2,000 employees.
We are home to visionary centers and institutes concentrating on human-machine studies, entrepreneurship and e-business, advanced journalism, public health, transportation, and more. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies NC A&T as a doctoral/research university.